Steve Powell

Parents, students don’t like senior projects

MARYSVILLE – Parents and their teenage children may not agree on much, but when it comes to Culminating Projects in school they think alike.

Local Christmas services offer everything from traditional to cats yodeling

From singing traditional Christmas carols by candlelight and hearing the story of the birth of Jesus to watching yodeling cats on a big screen, churches in Marysville and Arlington have something for everyone this holiday season.

M’ville looking at digital teaching methods

MARYSVILLE – The future is now – or at least very soon – for education in the Marysville School District.

M’ville cleans up after storm

MARYSVILLE – The city of Marysville is helping out residents who were hit by the wind storm Dec. 11.

Get rid of the M-P cafeteria, M’ville community says

MARYSVILLE – Raze the cafeteria as quickly as possible. Build a new cafeteria in a different location. Pass a bond for a new school. "We want new like MG."

M’ville, Tulalips work to end racism through education

MARYSVILLE – While racial protests and violence are taking place across the country, the Tulalip Tribes and Marysville schools are making efforts to mend fences.

How will M-P shooting affect academics?

MARYSVILLE – It started out as a discussion about goals, school improvement plans and raising student test scores. But it turned into a debate about how the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck is going to figure in to those results.

Red Cross honors communities with Resiliency Awards for dealing with disaster

TULALIP – If you live in Marysville, Arlington or Tulalip, you are a Resiliency Award Winner, according to the Snohomish Chapter of the American Red Cross.

M’ville council smokes city attorney Weed with puns at his final meeting

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville City Council and city staff tried their best to roast longtime city attorney Grant Weed at his last council meeting Dec. 8.

Bucket list: Merrysville for the Holidays

MARYSVILLE - The 26th Annual Merrysville for the Holidays winter celebration will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, at Comeford Park.

When weather’s a fright, street workers get it right

MARYSVILLE – Whenever the weather outside is frightful, Marysville street workers brave the elements to make the roads safe.

Festival brings in more than Peanuts for kids; open house Dec. 3 (slide show)

TULALIP – Christmas came early for Providence Children's Services as hundreds of people donated thousands of dollars at the Opening Night Reception of the 29th Annual Festival Trees at the Tulalip Casino Resort Dec. 2.

M’ville sergeant shot in spree returns to work

MARYSVILLE – Sgt. Jim Maples was expected to be back at work Dec. 2.

M’ville man in his 50s with cerebral palsy gets 1st paycheck

MARYSVILLE – It wasn't just a Christmas wish or a New Year's resolution, it's been a lifelong goal. Ron Peters of Marysville is in his 50s and has always wanted a job. But since he has cerebral palsy the possibilities are limited, some said impossible.

Bellevue continues dynasty with 20-10 win over M-P, the team of destiny

TACOMA - The team of destiny, Marysville-Pilchuck, lost to the team of dynasty, Bellevue, in the state 3A High School Football Championships 20-10 Friday night in the Tacoma Dome.

Why wait until Black Friday? Many stores open Thanksgiving

TULALIP – Who would give up their Thanksgiving to go shopping? Canadians, eh?

Union sticks up for Walmart workers

MARYSVILLE – Union leaders want to give Walmart a black eye on Black Friday.

Local author’s ‘Martian’ experience excels in contest

MARYSVILLE – Many of us think we are so different from our families that maybe we were adopted. But J.R. "Judith" Nakken of Marysville thought she was so different that she must have been from Mars.

Respect yourself, students learn at assembly in M’ville

MARYSVILLE – Students at Cascade Elementary are learning about developing positive character traits at assemblies this year.

Chamber leader’s fought for local rights for 22 years

MARYSVILLE ­– Caldie Rogers should be retiring. She’s 60. And she’s done many ground-breaking, historic things as president/chief executive officer of The Greater Marysville-Tulalip Chamber of Commerce for 22 years.